New ABFO Member Company Job Opening, Sr. Accountant, Neurocrin Biosciences

Who We Are:

At Neurocrine Biosciences, we pride ourselves on having a strong, distinctive and positive culture based on our shared purpose and values. We know what it takes to be great, and we are as passionate about our people as we are about our purpose - to relieve patient suffering and enhance lives.

What We Do:

Neurocrine Biosciences (Nasdaq: NBIX) is a neuroscience-focused, biopharmaceutical company with more than 25 years of experience discovering and developing life-changing treatments for people with serious, challenging and under-addressed neurological, endocrine and psychiatric disorders. Headquartered in San Diego, Neurocrine Biosciences specializes in targeting and interrupting disease-causing mechanisms involving the interconnected pathways of the nervous and endocrine systems.

The company’s diverse portfolio includes two FDA-approved treatments INGREZZA® (valbenazine) for tardive dyskinesia and ORILISSA® (elagolix) for endometriosis*, as well as clinical development programs in multiple therapeutic areas, including Parkinson’s disease, chorea in Huntington disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, uterine fibroids* and polycystic ovary syndrome.* As part of a strategic collaboration with Voyager Therapeutics, Neurocrine Biosciences is also focused on the development of investigational gene therapy programs for the treatment of severe neurological diseases, including Parkinson’s disease and Friedreich’s ataxia. (*in collaboration with AbbVie)

About the Role:

The Senior Accountant works as part of the department to produce monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and to support the Accounting leadership team in achieving the department’s mission and strategic objectives.

Your Contributions (include, but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the financial close process each month in accordance with the close schedule
  • Prepare supporting workpapers for journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Internal and external financial statement preparation, including aspects of SEC reporting, and perform monthly reviews of the financial statements and analyze monthly variances against historical performances
  • Execute internal controls in compliance with SOX 404
  • Assist in the preparation of financial information requested by the external auditors during the quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Document accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of the guidelines set forth by GAAP as they apply to the Company
  • Participate in projects to implement new systems and optimize the utilization of existing systems
  • On-going process evaluations and improvements


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University required with 3 or more years’ experience in a corporate accounting or finance function, public accounting or related
  • This position requires broad accounting expertise, including financial statement preparation and analysis
  •  High level of computer proficiency, including Excel, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities

Neurocrine Biosciences is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer.

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